James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Napoleon, 3 April 1810 (Abstract)

§ From Napoleon

3 April 1810, Paris. Announces his recent marriage to Marie-Louise, archduchess of Austria.1

RC (DNA: RG 59, Communications from Heads of Foreign States); FC (AAE: Political Correspondence, U.S., 63:72). RC 1 p. Written in French; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Napoleon. FC addressed “Au Président du Congrès des Etats-unis.”

1JM offered his “Cordial congratulations” in response on 3 Nov. 1810 (AAE: Political Correspondence, U.S., 63:260).

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